PRESIDENT KIRKMAN NEGOTIATES THE RELEASE OF AN AMERICAN OVERSEAS,
ON ABC'S 'DESIGNATED SURVIVOR,' WEDNESDAY, MAY 2
"Bad Reception" - President Kirkman negotiates with a foreign government to release an American held overseas, while attorney Ethan West (Michael J. Fox) continues his investigation, on ABC's "Designated Survivor," WEDNESDAY, MAY 2 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.
"Designated Survivor" stars Kiefer Sutherland as Tom Kirkman, Paulo Costanzo as Lyor Boone, Adan Canto as Aaron Shore, Italia Ricci as Emily Rhodes, LaMonica Garrett as Mike Ritter, Zoe McLellan as Kendra Daynes, Ben Lawson as Damian Rennett, Kal Penn as Seth Wright and Maggie Q as Hannah Wells.
"Bad Reception" was written by Tom Garrigus and Jessica Grasl, and directed by Chris Grismer.
"Designated Survivor" is from The Mark Gordon Company and ABC Studios. David Guggenheim is creator and executive producer. In addition to Guggenheim, the series is executive produced by Mark Gordon, Kiefer Sutherland, Simon Kinberg, Nick Pepper, Jeff Melvoin, Suzan Bymel, Aditya Sood and Keith Eisner, who serves as showrunner on the series.
"Designated Survivor" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound. This program carries a TV-14, L parental guideline.